HRD recently learned of the passing of Professor T. N. Krishnamurti, Professor emeritus at the Florida State University Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences. 133 more words
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Paper on the best way to input very large numbers of observations into weather models released online in Monthly Weather Review
Summary: Almost all weather forecasts for times longer than a few hours in the future are made using complicated computer apps working together on the largest computers. 529 more words
Dr. Casey presented a seminar titled “Geostationary Hyper-Spectral Sounder (Geo-HSS) Constellation: A Global Observing System Simulation Experiment (OSSE) Assessment”.
Observing System Simulation Experiments (OSSEs) can provide quantitative assessments of potential impacts of new observation sources, without the instrument actually being built in some cases. 94 more words
Scott presented a seminar titled “Mesoscale tropical cyclone model EnKF data assimilation of all-sky satellite radiances: advancing from IR to microwave”.
Development with the WRF tropical cyclone configuration and EnKF data assimilation system at Penn State is ongoing towards supporting the direct assimilation of top-of-atmosphere microwave emission observations in all sky conditions. 185 more words
February’s science meeting consisted of three presentations:
Michael presented a seminar titled “Normalized Convective Characteristics of Tropical Cyclone Rapid Intensification Events in the North Atlantic and Eastern North Pacific”.
Abstract… 261 more words
Paper on how small-scale changes in winds in hurricanes impact hurricane forecasts released online in Weather and Forecasting
Summary: Forecasters and researchers use the Hurricane Weather Research and Forecasting (HWRF) model to forecast where a hurricane will go, how strong and large it will be, and where the strongest winds will be. 128 more words